REPORT 2021 |

An independent economic assessment of new central west parks shows investing in new national parks for Victoria’s central west will return between four times to double the economic return on investment.

Undertaken by Sayer’s Advisory, an independent economic consultancy and commissioned by the Victorian National Parks Association, the report assessed the costs and benefits of adding almost 60,000 hectares of expert-recommended new national parks and conservation areas, and almost 20,000 hectares of regional park in the central west, a close distance to Metropolitan Melbourne.

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